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Cystoseira amentacea (C.Agardh) Bory 1832

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Fucales
Family Sargassaceae
Genus Cystoseira


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Cystoseira amentacea (C.Agardh) Bory
Kardamili, Messiakos Gulf, Greece, July 2008, 0.5m deep. 15 Jul 2011. Kostas Tsiamis. © Kostas Tsiamis (kostas.tsiamis@gmail.com).

Cystoseira amentacea (C.Agardh) Bory
Karakonero, Rhodes Isl., Greece, January 2006, 1m deep. 15 Jul 2011. Kostas Tsiamis. © Kostas Tsiamis (kostas.tsiamis@gmail.com).

Cystoseira amentacea (C.Agardh) Bory
Selce, northern Croatia. 26 Mar 2011. Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger. © Mat Vestjens & Anne Frijsinger (annenmat@natuurlijkmooi.net).


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Cystoseira amentacea (C.Agardh) Bory Karakonero, Rhodes Isl., Greece, January 2006, 1m deep
© Kostas Tsiamis (kostas.tsiamis@gmail.com)

Publication details
Cystoseira amentacea (C.Agardh) Bory 1832: 319

Published in: Bory de Saint-Vincent, J.B.G.M. (1832). Hydrophytes. In: Expédition scientifique de Morée. Section des sciences physiques. Tome III. 2e partie. Botanique, pp. 1-367 [368]. (Bory de Saint-Vincent, J.B.G.M Eds), pp. 316-337. Paris & Strabourg: Chez F. G. Levrault, imprimeur-libraire, rue de la Harpe, n.º 81; même maison, rue des Juifs, n.º 33 (Strasbourg, imprimerie de Levrault).
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cystoseira is Cystoseira concatenata (Linnaeus) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Carpodesmia amentacea (C.Agardh) Orellana & Sansón

Cystoseira ericoides var. amentacea C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: "In mari Mediterraneo" (Agardh 1820: 55).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Habitat notes
Grows in exposed places, in the upper sublittoral zone, near the sea surface (Thibaut et al., 2016). - (22 Mar 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Orellana, S., Hernández, M. & Sansón, M. (2019). Diversity of Cystoseira sensu lato (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) in the eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean based on morphological and DNA evidence, including Carpodesmia gen. emend. and Treptacantha gen. emend.. European Journal of Phycology 54(3): 447-465 [1-20], 85 figs, 3 tables.

Key references
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., Catra, M., Alongi, G. & Giaccone, G. (2012). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Phaeophyceae. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia 45: 1-508.

De Toni, G.B. (1895). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. III. Fucoideae. Vol. 3 pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-638. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

Gómez Garreta, A., Barcelo i Martí, M.C., Ribera Siguán, M.A. & Rull Lluch, J. (2001). Cystoseira C. Agardh. In: Flora Phycologica Iberica Vol. 1 Fucales. (Gómez Garreta, A. Eds) Vol.1, pp. 99-166. Murcia: Universidad de Murcia.

Taskin, E., Jahn, R., Öztürk, M., Furnari, G. & Cormaci, M. (2012). The Mediterranean Cystoseira (with photographs). pp. [2] 1-75, photographs. Manisa, Turkey: Celar Bayar University.

Thibaut, T., Blanfuné, A., Boudouresque, C.-F. & Verlaque, M. (2015). Decline and local extinction of Fucales in the French Riviera: the harbinger of future extinctions?. Mediterranean Marine Science 16(1): 206-224.

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Verified by: 20 November 2019 by Wendy Guiry

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Engelen A.H., Costa, J., Bermejo, R., Marbá, N., Duarte, C.M. & Serrão, E.A. (2017). A population genetics tool-box for the threatened canopy-forming brown-seaweeds Cystoseira tamariscifolia and C. amentacea (Fucales, Sargassaceae). Journal of Applied Phycology 29: 627-629.
Pizzuto, F., Presti, C. & Serio, D. (1995). Struttura e periodismo di un popolamento a Cystoseira amentacea Bory v. stricta Montagne (fucales, Fucophyceae) del litorale catanese. Boll. Acc. Gioenia Sco. Nat. 28: 23-43, 5 figs, 4 tables, 1 plate.
Susini, M.-L., Thibaut, T., Meinesz, A. & Forcioli, D. (2007). A preliminary study of genetic diversity in Cystoseira amentacea (C. Agardh) Bory var. stricta Montagne (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) using random amplified polymorphic DNA. Phycologia 46(6): 605-611.
Thibaut, T., Bottin, L., Aurelle, D., Boudouresque, C.-F., Blanfune, A., Verlaque, M., Pairaud, I. & Millet, B. (2016). Connectivity of populations of the seaweed Cystoseira amentacea within the Bay of Marseille (Mediterranean Sea); genetic structure and hydrodynamic connections. Cryptogamie Algologie 37(4): 233-255.

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